The healing power of silence

I am reblogging this post of mine from yearly a year ago because as I read it I see how I am moving through similar issues at the time of year where resistance can be high due to the shadows of old grief that linger. Its partly a reminder to me that I come through and that though I sometimes so fear contact often it can end up okay and I feel better for moving through resistance.

Emerging From The Dark Night


I am very aware today of how deeply I bury and have buried all of my sadness over years.  On Christmas eve when I felt literally like I was being crushed by a heavy, heavy weight I had no alternative but to lie down.  I had been on the phone with a friend who just let me cry and cry without saying much.  He simply said “you seem to be so very sad, why are you so sad?”  I think that is why after the call ended and I tried to put it into words  and I made a light thing to eat I got overcome again.  I should not have had to reach for an explanation for my sadness I should just have felt it.

But feeling it isn’t very easy to do all the time when I am alone.  I have noticed that often my pain will only start to move…

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"The religious naturalist is provisioned with tales of natural emergence that are, to my mind, far more magical than traditional miracles. Emergence is inherent in everything that is alive, allowing our yearning for supernatural miracles to be subsumed by our joy in the countless miracles that surround us." Ursula Goodenough How to describe oneself? People are a mystery and there is so much more to us than just our particular experiences or occupations. I could write down a list of attributes and they still might not paint a complete picture pf Deborah Louise and in any case it would not be the full truth of me. I would say that my purpose here on Wordpress is to express some of my random experiences, thoughts and feelings, to share about my particular journey and explore some subjects dear to my heart, such as emotional recovery, healing and astrology while posting up some of the prose/poems which are an outgrowth of my labours with life, love and relationships. If anything I write touches you I would be so pleased to hear for the purpose of reaching out and expressung ourselves is hopefully to connect with each other and find where our souls meet.

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